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Ophthalmology is the specialized field of medicine that focuses on the health of the eye. It includes the anatomy, physiology and diseases that may affect the eye. Historically, the science of ophthalmology encompassed all aspects of visual function, both in health and in illness. Additionally, ophthalmology also includes animal eyes as ocular function and optic diseases are similar among humans and animals.
A new strategy for managing diabetic macular edema in people with good vision

A new strategy for managing diabetic macular edema in people with good vision

Innovative treatment improves vision of a patient suffering from melanoma-associated retinopathy

Innovative treatment improves vision of a patient suffering from melanoma-associated retinopathy

ACR and Arthritis Foundation release two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis

ACR and Arthritis Foundation release two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis

BUSM receives $4.9 million MLSC grant to accelerate development of new brain imaging techniques

BUSM receives $4.9 million MLSC grant to accelerate development of new brain imaging techniques

USC Norris study focuses on reducing financial barriers to clinical trial enrollment

USC Norris study focuses on reducing financial barriers to clinical trial enrollment

Study finds significant delays in reporting human cases of West Nile virus

Study finds significant delays in reporting human cases of West Nile virus

Microglia play vital role in regulating neuroinflammation, research shows

Microglia play vital role in regulating neuroinflammation, research shows

MIT scientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of rare neurodevelopmental disorder

MIT scientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of rare neurodevelopmental disorder

Study identifies how enterococci bacteria cause antibiotic-resistant bloodstream infections

Study identifies how enterococci bacteria cause antibiotic-resistant bloodstream infections

UCI discovery may lead to mitigation of side effects caused by erectile dysfunction drugs

UCI discovery may lead to mitigation of side effects caused by erectile dysfunction drugs

Vascular changes in the eye reveal early cognitive impairment

Vascular changes in the eye reveal early cognitive impairment

Developing imaging techniques for early detection of eye and brain diseases

Developing imaging techniques for early detection of eye and brain diseases

Researchers receive grants to study genetics of contact-lens wearers with and without MK

Researchers receive grants to study genetics of contact-lens wearers with and without MK

New Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health launched at Mount Sinai

New Hasso Plattner Institute for Digital Health launched at Mount Sinai

New technique measures frequency of sounds emitted from biological structures

New technique measures frequency of sounds emitted from biological structures

Researchers identify a more effective treatment for cancer

Researchers identify a more effective treatment for cancer

Study shows how AI can improve physicians' diagnostic accuracy

Study shows how AI can improve physicians' diagnostic accuracy

Proteins in the eye may be potential source for cost-effective test to predict Alzheimer's disease

Proteins in the eye may be potential source for cost-effective test to predict Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s and brain health could soon be detected using an eye exam

Alzheimer’s and brain health could soon be detected using an eye exam

New non-invasive imaging device can quickly detect signs of Alzheimer's disease

New non-invasive imaging device can quickly detect signs of Alzheimer's disease